Bahujati To Mahajati

Bahujati To Mahajati

by Dolna Ray

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Bahujati To Mahajati by Dolna Ray

Essay from the year 2012 in the subject History - Asia, grade: A, , course: Modern History ( Cultural History Of South East Asia), language: English, abstract: This paper operates which attempts to explore the birth of Indian nationalism on a cultural paradigm on two levels. Firstly it traces the regeneration of national pride through the reconstruction of regional histories focusing on a particular province or even a locality, hagiological semi-fictional biographies of local heroes which tried to rekindle pride of a glorious bygone era. Secondly it concentrates on illustrating the genesis of nationalism through the twin cultural prisms of Samaj and Jati. The multidimensional concept of Jati had been often erroneously equated with the caste system and been regarded as a source of dissension. I endeavour to trace the evolution of the term from initial association with the heinous and fragmentary Caste/Varna system and later coming to signify Pan Indian nationalism cutting across several social segments.

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ISBN-13: 9783656941873
Publisher: GRIN Verlag GmbH
Publication date: 01/01/2015
Sold by: CIANDO
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 14
File size: 223 KB

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